Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 43 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 132 69 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.95% 5.39% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 5.59% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 103 63 105
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £37,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,844 1,234 1,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.33% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,665 1,095 1,411
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -2.41% +3.75%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 75 (56.82%) C#
2 73 (55.30%) JavaScript
3 72 (54.55%) .NET
4 70 (53.03%) AngularJS
5 69 (52.27%) HTML
6 50 (37.88%) MVC
7 49 (37.12%) CSS
8 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
9 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET
9 43 (32.58%) Degree
10 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (29.55%) SQL
12 38 (28.79%) Computer Science
13 34 (25.76%) HTML5
14 33 (25.00%) Java
15 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
17 30 (22.73%) XML
18 29 (21.97%) Web Development
18 29 (21.97%) WPF
18 29 (21.97%) React
19 24 (18.18%) TDD
20 23 (17.42%) C++
21 22 (16.67%) J2EE
21 22 (16.67%) JUnit
21 22 (16.67%) Unix
21 22 (16.67%) Windows
21 22 (16.67%) Eclipse
21 22 (16.67%) Subversion

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (3.03%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.61%) SaaS
4 13 (9.85%) GitHub
5 9 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Broadband
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.67%) Big Data
2 22 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 20 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 22 (16.67%) JUnit
1 22 (16.67%) Subversion
2 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.79%) Gradle
3 5 (3.79%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.79%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (3.79%) Maven
3 5 (3.79%) QUnit
4 4 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 17 (12.88%) Retail
2 15 (11.36%) Electronics
3 7 (5.30%) Finance
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (54.55%) .NET
2 70 (53.03%) AngularJS
3 69 (52.27%) HTML
4 49 (37.12%) CSS
5 43 (32.58%) ASP.NET
6 34 (25.76%) HTML5
7 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (22.73%) XML
10 29 (21.97%) React
10 29 (21.97%) WPF
11 22 (16.67%) CSS3
11 22 (16.67%) J2EE
11 22 (16.67%) SWT
12 20 (15.15%) Node.js
13 18 (13.64%) jQuery
13 18 (13.64%) WCF
14 17 (12.88%) WinForms
15 15 (11.36%) REST
15 15 (11.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.79%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.91%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.06%) EPoS
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.67%) Mac OS
1 22 (16.67%) Unix
1 22 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) MVC
2 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 29 (21.97%) Web Development
5 24 (18.18%) TDD
6 22 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 19 (14.39%) OO
8 15 (11.36%) BDD
8 15 (11.36%) Mathematics
8 15 (11.36%) Scrum
9 14 (10.61%) MVVM
10 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.09%) Physics
12 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.30%) OOD
13 7 (5.30%) OOP
13 7 (5.30%) Use Case
14 6 (4.55%) Test Automation
15 5 (3.79%) Refactoring
15 5 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) C#
2 73 (55.30%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.55%) SQL
4 33 (25.00%) Java
5 23 (17.42%) C++
6 16 (12.12%) F#
7 12 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 10 (7.58%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.30%) Python
10 5 (3.79%) Go
10 5 (3.79%) Java 8
11 4 (3.03%) ES6
11 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (32.58%) Degree
2 22 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.82%) Google
2 9 (6.82%) Telerik
3 2 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore